Firefighter, resident hurt in Tuesday night house fire in Rockford


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) ─ A firefighter and resident were hurt after fire broke out inside a Rockford home Tuesday night.

Firefighters were called to the home on the 1500 block of E. State St. around 9:15 p.m.. Smoke and flames were reportedly coming from the third story of the structure.

One resident went to a local hospital with minor burn injuries.

A firefighter was also hurt. They were treated and released from a local hospital for an injury to their legs.

Five residents were displaced by the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage is estimated at $60,000.

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